The arguments for and against men have been made so many times that the idea of even beginning to try and persuade the obviously non-persuadable he-man skirt hating club bores me to the point of almost not wanting to write this post at all. But I will.

Clockwise from top left: Pelayo Diaz, Tune Magazine, H&M via Hypebeast, The Sartorialist (2x), Marc Jacobs via T Magazine

And because I have nothing more to say other than ‘here’s a bunch of guys in skirts,’ here’s a list of places where guys wear skirts:

caftan (middle east)
cassock (members of the clergy)
dashiki (africa)
djellabah (north africa / morocco)
fustanella (greece / albania)
galibayah (egypt)
gho (bhutan (himalayas))
kikoy (kenya / west africa)
kilts (scotland / ireland / usa /
kimono (japan)
lungi (india)
Mannerrock (germany)
(numerous names for skirts/robes) – (native american (n&s) indians)
***
Sarong section:
kain (malaysia)
kekapa (hawaii0
lava-lava (polynesians, esp samoans)
pareo or pareu (tahiti)
sarong (indonesia, malay archipelago, and the pacific islands)
sulu (fiji)
tupenu (tonga)
end of sarong section
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tunic (numerous, including europe, until recently)
yukata (like a kimono)

hijacked tastelessly from a TFS post by genebujold

Any thoughts?

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